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I have put shock covers on my sled and have been getting an uneasy feeling that people think they are corny...My first indication was on my first ride of the year 3 people who had never seen my sled all asked at different times,you put those covers on?,who gotcha those covers?,you wanted those things,,,,,huh...There was mention made of them a few more times during our trip about my covers...OK

Last weekend went riding for the very first time with a neighbor of my parents in NY.We get ready to go and he says,shock covers huh???? Yeah I say and??? Oh nothing...

So now I have a shock cover complex. What say all,am I wierdo for having these things or is everyone jealous of my REV????

Not that I'll take em off just want to see if anyone else is being looked at with a sideways leer???
 

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Suck it up man... Stand tall... Tell ya, whats it to ya?
 

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they are jealous of your REV. Never had anyone say anything about shock covers to me and i have had them on my last 2 sleds.
 

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Sounds like a classic case of shock envy to me.
 

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Who cares what they think. It's your sled.... right. Be proud.

On the technical side, I have heard pro's and con's about shock covers. A quick search will give you what other members have mentioned. Some say there good for protection, others say they cause the shock too heat up.
 

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I bought some for my sled, took them off though did not like how they looked.who cares what people say if you like em keep them on. they doo protect the shock.sounds to me like there a little jealous.
 

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I have had shock covers on all of my sleds and have never had problems with them overheating. Come on, it's usually 20 degrees or cooler when I am riding. It seems like it would be tough for the fluid in a shock to get that hot to the point of hurting anything.
IMO- get shock covers
 

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i think shock covers look good, i have the black shock pros covers with the orange flames on them and people have complimented me on them, i guess it all depends on peoples opinions.
 

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If you purchased the bright pink and flourecent green ones i can see why you would get crap about it ,other than that being the reason, shock covers are a good choice for all sleds.
 

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it's a conspiracy to make you feel self concious!

I have them on all my sleds and like them fine. Unless your shock covers have a picture of scooby doo on them, don't worry about it!
 

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I've got em, I like em, screw em!
 

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gsxy said:
I've got em, I like em, screw em!

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Have you ever had to watch someone pulling corn husks from their springs. Now that is funny.

With the mud and slop I have had to deal with this year, I glad I have them.
 

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They are great to keep water out of the shocks if you do alot of water crossing (like me) on a downside, they do make the shock heat up ALOT faster..trust me, I compared side to side!!
 

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bigf150 said:
it's a conspiracy to make you feel self concious!

I have them on all my sleds and like them fine. Unless your shock covers have a picture of scooby doo on them, don't worry about it!
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And what is wrong with Scooby??????


I have them on my sled and like them. I haven't done a real test to see the difference, but would think that as the shocks compress and the cover acts like a bellows, the air would change and not make that big of a difference.

I do know that the covers keep the snow from loading up in the springs. Any snow I don't have to cary around is a good thing.
 

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TeamScream said:
I have had shock covers on all of my sleds and have never had problems with them overheating. Come on, it's usually 20 degrees or cooler when I am riding. It seems like it would be tough for the fluid in a shock to get that hot to the point of hurting anything.
IMO- get shock covers

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You'd be surprised how hot those shocks get. When I had my shocks rebuilt last time the C-46 rear shock had gotten so hot the shims were discolored. Not saying anything either way on the covers, but your shocks do get HOT.
 

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If you want to be rude,well, you know what to say.


If you don't , just say your kids got em for ya. It works with ties........
 

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Nope don't have scooby-doo but I do have the power puff girls.....


I like em and I will keep them,just seemed odd that everyone I know makes a comment..
Uck em.......Looks good to me..
 
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